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JAFAX 2020

Japanese Animation, Film, and Art eXpo is Grand Rapids’ longest running anime con.  JAFAX 24 will be June 26-28, 2020 and our theme is Summer Games.

Check out MIGeekScene’s previous coverage
2019 Gallery
Review

Interviews
Samantha Inoue-Harte
Brittney Karbowski
Tyson Rinehart
David Vincent
J Michael Tatum
Clifford Chapin
Justin Briner
Todd Haberkorn
Steve Blum
Luci Christian

Heroes Helping Heroes Expo 2020

Heroes Helping Heroes Expo 2.0 is a Micro Convention to help raise funds for Local Veteran organizations and Great Lakes Burn Camp.
We are a Non-Profit event and a Family friendly event.
We will have Vendors, Artists, Cosplay guests.
We are planning on our Pop Culture Car Show again this year.
There will be an Adult and Kids Costume Contest.
Please Come out and have a good time.

MOTOR CITY BLACK AGE of COMICS/MANGA CON 2020

IT’S THE 11TH YEAR EVERYONE!!!! MAKE SURE YOURE THERE…
THE MOTOR CITY BLACK AGE XI 2020
The Movement Continues YEAR XI of the Motor City Black Age of Comics Convention… Come out and meet Creators/ Artists/ Writers/ Animators of color and other like minds of those that are under represented in the mainstream of the Comic Book and Animation industries. We will have Panel Discussions, Documentaries, Art , Writing and Publishing Work Shops… Live entertainment and much more… This is a Movement of Comic Book Creators, Manga Artists, Publishers, Graphic Novelist and Animators created for those that are under represented in the mainstream of the Comic Book and Animation industries. Oh did I forget! We will have Comic books, Graphic Novels , Animated Movies, Posters, T-shirts, and more of Super Heroes and Heroines of characters that look like you…

Cosplay Picnic Meet Up 2020

Cosplay Picnic Meet Up is back this Summer, on Saturday, June 13th from 10am – 7pm at Detroit Riverfront.

We will meet us at the Food Court inside the GM Renaissance Center around 10am or 11am before we all go Outside at 12pm. come to dress up as your favorite Characters to Cosplay and wear something cool during the hot weather. we will have some food, outside activities, entertainment and other stuff in Detroi Riverfront. Also bring some food or buy some food at the Food Court.

Cost: Free Admission

Michigan Renaissance Festival 2019

Take a time-travel adventure into the 16th century at the 39th annual Michigan Renaissance Festival! Join our Queen Elizabeth in a jubilee! Inside our turreted gates, visitors enjoy the sights and sounds of a 17-acre village, complete with building reproductions of Renaissance shops, taverns and a magnificent castle. Continuous entertainment takes place on the streets and on 17 themed stages; featuring full-contact armored jousting, comedy and theater shows, music, games, people-powered rides and so much more! Fabulous food and more than 300 artisans displaying their gallery-quality works complete the experience!

Check out MIGeekScene’s previous coverage
2018 Galleries
Part 1
Part 2

Interviews
Queen Elizabeth
Washing Well Wenches
Ded Bob
Splattertime Players
Harmless T Jesterson
The Rogue Blades
The Amazing Flec
Knotty Nauticals

Capital City Comic Con 2019

After 2018’s success and the comic book community’s support, Capital City Comic Con announces the return to the MSU Breslin Student Event Center on September, 21st 2019 for their fifth year. Capital City Comic Con plans to bring the same quality programing, exhibitors, and family friendly entertainment once again. In addition to exhibitors, the convention will host several special guest artists and writers, incorporate costume (cosplay) competitions, performance art and other activities throughout the day. Also, the Capital City Comic Con Art Scholarship recipient will also be in attendance. The scholarship is available to MSU students in the Comic Arts program, and the winner’s custom art is used for official convention materials and prints are available for sale at the show. Exhibitor registration is now open and available online at www.capcitycomiccon.com. Ticket sales for admission will begin March 1, 2019. A portion of ticket sales will once again go to Capital Area Literacy Coalition (CALC).

Check out MIGeekScene’s previous coverage
Gallery
Justine Dillenbeck Interview

GrandCon 2019

GrandCon features tabletop gaming in all its forms, including the creators behind them. We provide an atmosphere that will allow gamers to mingle and appreciate their shared interests.

Come to play or chat with fellow enthusiasts in a community that understands your passions.  Find adventure with favorite role-playing game.  Meet the creators behind your favorite mainstream and independent games.  Check out unpublished games, maybe design a game, and sneak a peek at great things to come.

 

Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire 2019

Maker Faire combines the traditional science fair with innovation and engineering capitalizing on the Maker movement for something entirely new. Featuring both established and emerging local “makers,” the Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire is a family-friendly celebration featuring rockets and robots, DIY science and technology, urban farming and sustainability, alternative energy, unique hand-made crafts, local food, and more!

Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. All of these “makers” come to Maker Faire to show what they have made and to share what they have learned.